Black 13

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For the fictional crystal ball, Black Thirteen, see Wizard's Rainbow.
Black 13
Film poster
Directed by Ken Hughes
Produced by Roger Proudlock
Written by Pietro Germi
Ken Hughes
Starring Peter Reynolds
Rona Anderson
Patrick Barr
Lana Morris
Music by Carlo Rustichelli
Cinematography Gerald Gibbs
Edited by Sam Simmonds
Distributed by Archway Film Distributors (United Kingdom)
20th Century Fox (United States)
Release date
  • November 1953 (1953-11)
  • 7 November 1954 (1954-11-07)
Running time
75 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Black 13 is a 1953 British crime drama film directed by Ken Hughes and starring Peter Reynolds, Rona Anderson, Patrick Barr and John Le Mesurier. The film is a remake of the 1948 Italian film Gioventù perduta (a.k.a. Lost Youth) by Pietro Germi. It was made by Vandyke Productions.

The son of a University professor goes on a crime spree, which turns deadly serious when he kills a nightwatchman. The title refers to a roulette wheel.


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